The 12th EDBF EUROPEAN NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIPS (ENC) are open to all National Dragon Boat Teams in Europe in Membership of the EDBF.
Teams from European Countries not in EDBF membership may apply to the EDBF Executive Committee for permission to participate. The ENC will comply with the IDBF Competition Regulations for European Championships and be conducted under IDBF Rules of Racing.
The Championships will be organised on behalf of the EDBF by the Federazione Italiana Dragon Boat and the local organizing committee, Rome 2016 -Dragon Boat ASD, to whom all entries for the Championships should be submitted as well as the EDBF Secretary General.
Laghetto dell’EUR is a placid body of water in the centre of Rome with a water depth of 2.5m. Racing will take place over 4 racing lanes.
The opening ceremony is planned for Tuesday, 26th July 2016 and racing will take place from Thursday, 28th July 2016 to Sunday, 31st July 2016 inclusive.
The ENC will consist of the following competition classes - Premier, Junior A and B, Under-23 and Senior A, B and C in both IDBF Spec Standard Dragon Boats and Small Dragon Boats. At this ENC, each EDBF member country may enter one crew for each competition class. Additional races planned for Breast Cancer Survivors will also take place during this championships.